An analysis of research that is relevant to HIV prevention in the United Kingdom has identified several important topics on which little research is done. Writing in the journal BMC Public Health, the authors point to the lack of studies into combination prevention packages, individuals with undiagnosed infection, the impact of social policy and the implementation of interventions that have been successful in other countries. It is rare for the impact of mass media campaigns to be evaluated.
Palabra clave ‘HIV testing’
Up to half of sexually active young people will get a sexually transmitted disease by the time they are 25, yet many don’t seek testing because it may be difficult, costly or embarrassing.
Some Muslim women in western Uganda are demanding that a new HIV prevention programme for Muslims include condom promotion, going against calls by local religious leaders for the programme to be limited to messages on faithfulness and abstinence.